May 19, 2016

 

Your Trusted Source for Federal and State Policy Updates and News Concerning Our Sportsmen's Heritage
ON CAPITOL HILL

On May 10, 30 bipartisan Members of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) joined representatives from the sportsmen's community for a trap, skeet and sporting clays competition at the annual Congressional Shoot-Out in Glenn Dale, Maryland...

IN THE STATES

Following the request of several federal and state sportsmen-legislators, Governor Jerry Brown recently appointed Russell Burns, an avid hunter and outdoorsman, to the California Fish and Game Commission...

California: Outdoor Sporting Caucus Hosts Annual Reception
On April 26, members of the bipartisan California Legislature Outdoor Sporting Caucus joined with sportsmen and women from around the state for the Caucus's annual reception celebrating the Golden State's rich outdoor sporting heritage. Caucus Co-Chairs Senator John Moorlach, and Assembly Members Brian Dahle and Jim Frazier were in attendance, highlighting the important role the Caucus plays in maintaining California's hunting, fishing and other outdoor traditions...

New Hampshire: Suppressor Bill Primed for Governor's Consideration
On May 11, the New Hampshire House of Representatives concurred with a minor amendment to HB 500 (also called the Hunter's Hearing Protection Act) made by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. HB 500 would authorize the use of firearm suppressors for hunting; the amendment simply removed the "findings" section of the bill leaving the substance intact. The bill is sponsored by New Hampshire Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Member Representative John Burt and is championed by many other Caucus members in both chambers and on both sides of the aisle...
 
On May 11, HB 289, a bill to expand Sunday hunting, championed by the Co-Chairs of the bipartisan and bicameral Delaware Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, passed the House overwhelmingly with a vote of 36-3. On May 19, the bill passed out of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Environmental Control...

CSF NEWS

YETI and Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Partner Together in Support of Conservation Efforts
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) is honored to become a YETI Conservation Partner, and work together to advance the interests of hunters, anglers and outdoorsmen...

CSF States Program Team recently developed several new issue briefs covering important policy issues facing the sportsmen's community. In your opinion, which of these topics is the most important today? (Click here for CSF's 2016 Issue Briefs
    

        

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For more information on the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation go to www.SportsmensLink.org or contact Sara Leonard at 202.543.6850 x 11 or email sara@sportsmenslink.org.

 

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